Terms & Conditions

 All advertisements are subject to review and approval by the Publisher. The Publisher may, at its discretion, require edits or reject any advertisement submitted by the Advertiser.

Advertisements that conflict or have the appearance of conflicting with the Publisher’s policy are prohibited.

Any reference to the Publisher or its affiliate’s products, services or standards in advertisements, promotional material or merchandising by the advertiser or the agency is prohibited.

Promotion of products, services or meetings that compete directly with those offered by Publisher or its affiliates are generally prohibited.

The Publisher reserves the right to decline advertising for any meeting or related event if the advertised event falls 90 days before or after an event held by the Publisher or its affiliates.

Membership solicitation by organizations other than the Publisher or its affiliates is prohibited. Fundraising by organizations or individuals other than the Publisher is strictly prohibited.

All advertisements must clearly and prominently identify the advertiser by trademark, signature or name.

Advertising copy must be factual, in good taste, and all claims must be fully supportable.

Advertisements containing testimonials or those that quote the names, statements, or writings of any individual, public official, government agency, testing group or other organization must be accompanied by written consent for use from the quoted individual or entity.

Advertisements using exclusive claims such as “best”, “the most effective” or “only” or any other word with the same meaning to describe their products or services is prohibited.

All claims of fact must be fully supportable and should be meaningful in terms of performance or any other benefit.

The use of the Staten Island App, or any other affiliate’s name and/or logo, is prohibited without prior written approval.

The inclusion of an advertisement in the Publisher’s publications is not to be construed or publicized as an endorsement or approval by the Publisher, or its affiliates, nor may the advertiser promote that its advertising claims are approved or endorsed by the Publisher or its affiliates.

Artwork, format, and layout should be such as to avoid confusion with editorial content of the publication. The Publisher reserves the right to insert the word “Advertisement” above or below any copy to avoid confusion.

Publisher does not release personally identifiable data on the users of our websites to advertisers.

 

GENERAL GUIDELINES

The Publisher will not be bound by any condition appearing on insertion orders/contracts or copy instructions submitted by or on behalf of the advertiser, when such condition conflicts with any provision in this rate card or with the Publisher’s advertising terms and conditions.

 

INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE ADVERTISING POLICY

All matters and questions not specifically covered are subject to the  final decision of the Publisher.

 

TERMS

The suspension of advertising does not relieve the Advertiser of its contractual obligations under this contract.

A completed and duly signed Agreement guarantees advertising rates for the period identified on the Advertising Insertion Form.

Frequency discounts will apply as such frequencies are actually earned, but will not be retroactively applied. Complimentary ads do not count toward frequency discounts.

By signing the Advertising Insertion Order, advertising agencies assure that they have the right to contractually bind the company being represented and in the event of default of payment or cancellation, both the advertising agency and the company represented are held liable for the obligations of this Agreement.

 

CANCELLATION

The Publisher, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to reject requests for advertisements, cancel or not renew previously approved advertisements, at any time for any reason or no reason at all.

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The Publisher will endeavor to publish advertisements promptly and accurately. The Advertiser shall notify the Publisher of any errors immediately. Upon notification, errors will be corrected as determined by the Publisher.

The advertiser agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Publisher for all damages, costs, expenses of any nature including court costs and legal fees, for which the Publisher may become liable by reason of its publication of the advertiser’s advertisement.

The publisher shall not be held liable to the advertiser or agency for any loss that results from the incorrect publication of an advertisement.

The Publisher is not responsible for incorrect ad materials run when ad materials or instructions are not received by the ad material deadline.

The Publisher assumes no responsibility to verify statements contained in an advertisement.